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Guardian:
Obama says Sony hack was an act of cybervandalism, not war, considers putting North Korea back on state sponsors of terrorism list   —  Obama: North Korea hack on Sony Pictures was not an act of war  — President tells CNN North Korea may go back on state terror list
Dec 21, 2014, 11:00 AMIn context
Phillip Inman / Guardian:
US tries to strike deal with EU for immunity over online security breaches   —  Critics fear Tisa talks could be used to further interests of large corporations and undermine right to privacy  —  The US is attempting to secure immunity from investigation for online security breaches …
Dec 19, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
Reddit bans SonyGOP subreddit and users for sharing leaked Sony documents, deletes posts after receiving DMCA takedown request   —  Reddit bans users for sharing hacked Sony documents  —  The social news site has acceded to a DMCA takedown request from Sony and removed a hub for sharing the company's hacked files
Dec 17, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
GCHQ releases Cryptoy, a free Android tablet app that teaches children “basic encryption techniques”   —  Which surveillance agency just released an encryption app for kids?  Answer: GCHQ  —  Cryptoy Android app focuses on historic cryptography tools, despite chief's recent criticism …
Dec 13, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
Blackphone launching world's first privacy-focused app store   —  Firm says new software store will allow users to increase Blackphone's functionality while protecting data and communications  —  Privacy-first smartphone company Blackphone is launching its own app store for users concerned about privacy and security.
Dec 10, 2014, 12:10 AMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
European data regulator says “device fingerprinting” requires user consent, like cookies   —  Europe's next privacy war is with websites silently tracking users  —  European data protection watchdogs publish guidance on web tracking using device fingerprinting that could result in more ‘I agree’ forms
Nov 30, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Spotify's 2013 revenues were €746.9M, 91% of revenue coming from subscriptions   —  Spotify revenues grew sharply in 2013, but operating losses also rose  —  Streaming music service's turnover up 74% to €746.9m, with 91% coming from its paying subscribers rather than ads
Nov 25, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context
Matthew Weaver / Guardian:
UK moves to shut down Russian hackers streaming live British webcam footage   —  UK to take action to close down Russian website streaming images from British webcams including baby monitors and those in gyms and bedrooms  —  The UK is to take international action to close down a Russian website …
Nov 21, 2014, 6:35 AMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft, Dropbox, Evernote, Aol, LinkedIn, Twitter lend support to NSA Freedom Act in open letter to US Senate   —  Facebook, Google and Apple lobby for curb to NSA surveillance  —  A coalition of the biggest names in consumer technology have backed a US bill …
Nov 17, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Grady Smith / Guardian:
Forgoing streaming and iTunes sales, Garth Brooks sees meager sales for his comeback album   —  How Garth Brooks took on the internet - and lost  —  The poor sales of his comeback album Man Against Machine show that taking a stand against the modern music business only works if you're Taylor Swift
Nov 17, 2014, 6:05 AMIn context

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Igloo:
All the coding ladies  —  Much has been said about women in technology this week as a result of Barbie once again, letting down the female population (or more appropriately, humankind as a whole) …